lago-trasimeno

4th Italian lake by size, Lake Trasimeno includes the 3 characteristic islands: Polvese, Isola Minore and Maggiore …

A 128 km2 large body of water, surrounded by the surrounding countryside that surrounds it as if the slopes of a natural amphitheater made of low hills and cultivated fields. Also worthy of a visit are the three islands that rise from the lake: the Polvese island, declared a scientific-educational park; the island Maggiore, with its paths that unfold through a thick vegetation made of olive trees, holm oaks, pines, cypresses and poplars; the Minor island, also covered by dense vegetation and inhabited by a large and numerous colony of cormorants. In the area of ​​Lake Trasimeno there is a large number of picturesque villages and ancient villages, such as Castiglione sul Lago: built on a rocky promontory, an ideal area to practice activities such as windsurfing and water skiing, and its monuments represent a sort of historical journey through Medieval and Renaissance.

Or like Passignano sul Trasimeno, an ancient village still surrounded by its medieval walls, where there is the church of the Madonna dei Miracoli. among the villages to be seen on Lake Trasimeno, there is also Città della Pieve, lying on its hill from which you can enjoy the view of the surrounding area.